My e-Start project – brochure available now!

My e-Start project brochure – available now Find out information about the My e-Start project in our new brochure below.  Do feel free to spread the news about our project! Brochure also available to view and download here (PDF, 2.1MB) Or visit the project website at My-estart.eu

Read More

30 years of transforming the coffee industry

logo: Cafe Direct - 30 years improving lives together

30 Years of transforming the coffee industry – an interview with John Steel, CEO at Cafédirect Café Direct is celebrating its 30th anniversary and the impact it has had on improving farmers’ lives. In this 10 September 2021 SEUK interview, John Steel shares the Café Direct experience, and his own thoughts, on key issues for…

Read More

Confidence in Social Impact Investment Sector good; challenges & difficulties remain – BIG SOCIETY CAPITAL Survey

seedlings growing out of increasing piles of coins

Confidence in Social Impact Investment Sector good – challenges & difficulties remain BIG SOCIETY CAPITAL’s 22 June Perspectives and Priorities Report finds that the Social Impact Investment Sector (SII) “has become considerably more established and settled over the last 2-3 years, with good levels of confidence and knowhow reported amongst most of those involved in…

Read More

Digital Skills of the Citizens – a My e-Start Project Research Report

shadow-image of woman at desktop computer

Digital Skills of the Citizens – a My e-Start Project Research Report The My e-Start project aims to equip disadvantaged adults with skills necessary for using the most common e-Government and e-Commerce services in their countries and ensuring a positive (first) e-experience as well as a sense of digital achievement. In order to establish the…

Read More

A challenge in the digital era!

VG-CLIL for Migrants project All piloting activities in the five partner countries (Austria, Belgium, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom) took place during the Covid-19 pandemic.For this reason, the courses/training activities, which were initially planned as face-to-face sessions, had to be transferred into online courses with distance learning. This was a challenge for all participants, because not everybody had access to…

Read More

e-Service skills for the most digitally excluded: My e-Start

Laptop and mini shopping trolley on desk

A high-quality learning offer which develops the basic skills necessary to use the most common e-Government and e-Commerce services With the increasing move to online provision of governmental services and commercial transactions, including internet banking and retail, the question arises as to the extent these activities will remain available to access face-to-face. This raises implications…

Read More

ENTER Project launched – and our first Newsletter

ENTER Project launched – and our first Newsletter Whilst some young adults fare remarkably well, many still struggle to find a path to employment, economic security and well-being. Too many have not had the same opportunity as their peers for exposure to career preparation options, such as mentoring. They may find themselves playing, at best,…

Read More

New project ‘Social Entrepreneurship for Community Empowerment: SECE’ launched online

EU stars on background of blue-painted wooden boards

SECE project launched at our first Transnational Project Meeting We have launched our new Erasmus+ project ‘Social Entrepreneurship for Community Empowerment: SECE’. Undeterred by the current travel restrictions, instead of meeting in Loughborough, the 6 project partners met online for the project’s first Transnational Partnership Meeting on Monday 8 February. The project seeks to enhance…

Read More

The State of Ageing – 2019 and 2020

Smiling, mature man with laptop

The State of Ageing – 2019 and 2020 The ‘State of Ageing reports, published ny the Centre for Ageing Better, give a snapshot of what life is like for older people today and looks at the prospects for future generations. Watch the 2019 video, below, or read the full 2020 report. Visit the SASSI-Working On…

Read More